Synonyms of nonconformist
dissenterDictionary • Hoover's task was to collect information on radicals and nonconformists.
dissenter • They do not tolerate dissenters in their ranks.
rebel • She had been a rebel at school.
protester • anti-abortion protesters
eccentric • My other friend was a real English eccentric.
maverick • He was too much of a maverick to hold high office.
heretic • He was considered a heretic and was ridiculed for his ideas.
individualist • Individualists say that you should be able to wear what you want.
iconoclast • He was an iconoclast who refused to be bound by tradition.
, Babbitt (US)
, yes man
, stick-in-the-mud (informal)
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dissenterDissenters are people who say that they do not agree with something that other people agree with or that is official policy.
• They do not tolerate dissenters in their ranks.
• There were dissenting voices.
dissidentDissident people disagree with or criticize their government or a powerful organization they belong to.
• links with a dissident group
Thesaurus for nonconformist from the Collins English Thesaurus
a person who does not conform to generally accepted patterns of behaviour or thought